Nanzen-ji Temple

The atmosphere that the path of the front of the Konchi-in passing through the tunnel of the red brick from the subway Keage Station Exit 1 is quiet. The current hall of Nanzen-ji Temple is revival after Momoyama era. It is a certain formality cathedral raised to on the Mt. Kyoto five, and most of the buildings including large triple gate and the priest quarter of oblation by Hideyoshi Toyotomi are appointed to a national treasure, an important cultural property. In front of chief priest quarter, a garden of the Karesansui which Enshu Kobori made in the Edo era, the fusuma picture of the Kano group in the small quarter for priest are splendid. In addition, the Suirokaku Aqueduct which the Lake Biwa canal in the precincts flows through, the Nanzen-in in the other side of the Suirokaku Aqueduct are unmissable.

[ Access ]
It is a 10-minute walk from subway Tozai Line Keage Station.
It is a 10-minute walk from Nanzen-ji Temple, the Eikan-do Temple way bus stop
[ Hours ]
Precincts of shrine: Free.
The visit is from 8:40 to 17:00.
From December to February: From 8:40 to 16:30.
The last entrance: 20 minutes ago
[ Links(Japanese) ]
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